When I enable "Sharepoint Publishing Feature" for a Site-Collection I get Access Denied. I tried using the Farm Administrator and the Site-Collection Administrator to access the site.

I tried activating it through Powershell and from the site.

I can supply you with logs if you want.


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Alright, the wierdest thing happend.

I gave "Style Rescource Readers" Full Control. Does anyone wanna explain what the group does and why?


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